Pierce County High School



Pierce County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pierce County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 287
10 274
11 241
12 218

Pierce County High School is a public high school of the Pierce County School District located in Blackshear, GA. It has 1,020 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pierce County High School is the 225th largest public high school in Georgia and the 5,740th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,020
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.8

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Pierce County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 524
(51%)
524
(51%)
 Male 496
(49%)
496
(49%)

Pierce County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 853
(84%)
853
(84%)
 Black 103
(10%)
103
(10%)
 Hispanic 41
(4%)
41
(4%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Pierce County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 501
(49%)
501
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 412
(40%)
412
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 107
(10%)
107
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pierce County High School is ranked 219th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pierce County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Pierce County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 908
2006 934
2007 935
2008 957
2009 950
2010 926
2011 963
2012 1020

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16.3
2007 15.7
2008 16.2
2009 15.8
2010 15.6
2011 16.2
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5011013215859
2006 0.50428265524625
2007 0.47914438502674
2008 0.48171368861024
2009 0.51157894736842
2010 0.49136069114471
2011 0.50467289719626
2012 0.50882352941176

Compare Pierce County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 50.9%
 
State Average 53.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pierce County High School
Blackshear, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,020 17.3:1  
Southside Baptist Church & Christian School
Waycross, GA
Private PK - 12 143 8:1 12 miles
Ware County High School
Waycross, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,538 15.1:1 15 miles
Brantley County High School
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Public 09 - 12 957 16.1:1 18 miles
Brantley County Middle School
Nahunta, GA
Public 07 - 08 544 14.8:1 18 miles
Bacon County High School
Alma, GA
Public 09 - 12 520 15.3:1 21 miles
Wayne County High School
Jesup, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,399 17.2:1 26 miles
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